Biometrics Engineer

  Dahlgren, VA         Mid Level

We are seeking a Biometrics Engineer to help design, build, test, and modify biometric systems, as well as the application and interpretation of data from these systems. Strong knowledge of engineering, biology, and biomechanics is a must.

Zekiah’s mission is to create a great workplace for our employees. We believe if we take care of our employees through a balanced work life, fair salaries, great benefits, and giving our employee’s voice in how we serve our customers, they will be a partner in our service to our customers. Our customers rely on our team to solve their most daunting challenges, create novel solutions and support their most vital missions at a great value.


You will be providing specialized technology to defeat traditional and non-traditional threats for Navy, Joint, and Interagency customers through rapid engineering and full life-cycle system development using government developed and integrated technologies. Specifically:

  • Design, build, test, and modify biometric systems
  • Test and analyze the effectiveness of biomedical systems
  • Present reports and research findings in order to share your knowledge and further developments

Position Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical discipline, or 4 years of a demonstrated and established knowledge base and subject matter expertise relevant to specific technical disciplines of the position
  • 7 years of experience, that includes evaluating biometric technology and matching algorithm performance, and leading biometric research, development, and evaluation efforts to achieve tactical and strategic goals
  • 3 years of experience with fingerprint, facial or iris recognition
  • 3 years of experience working with DoD and industry biometric standards
  • Demonstrated ability to translate theoretical biometric research found in whitepapers, academic journals, and scientific publications into proof-of concept applications or evaluation plans
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and support technical positions and to justify technical recommendations

Work Eligibility Requirements

  • MUST be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Zekiah Technologies, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), ethnicity, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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